Demand and Supply Planner Jobs in Nairobi

Demand and Supply Planner Jobs in Nairobi

Our client, PERNOD RICARD is a worldwide co-leader in the wines and spirits industry.

They are seeking to recruit a Demand and Supply Planner who will be responsible for all forecasting and replenishment activities associated with customers and products.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Create and maintain the appropriate master data in the planning systems in use, minimizing errors, and avoiding duplication and obsolescence.
  • Create statistical forecasts:
  • Gather, analyse and validate data
  • Execute statistical modelling software
  • Review resulting statistical forecast model
  • Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
  • Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts
  • Review sales plans, customer finance Budget
  • Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers:
  • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, and finance
  • Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts
  • Review promotional plans with sales
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance
  • Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion
  • Provide input to volume planning (Latest Estimates / annual process)
  • Maintain demand planning system and software
  • Use appropriate statistical models and parameters, and enrich statistical forecasts to generate accurate base demand forecasts that will be aligned to optimized stock covers as well as replenishment plans
  • Focus on and deliver a stable demand plan, but taking into account appropriately recent events, along with achievement of Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA), controlled variability of accuracy and no systematic bias.
  • Drive fast, appropriate actions to minimize the impact of deviations from the Demand Plan.
  • Communicate these actions to stakeholders.
  • Consistently improve Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA
  • accuracy level and variability) using the
  • Forecast Value Added (FVA) concept and drive out systematic forecast bias through detailed analyses of past performance.
  • Track errors using DP Reason Codes and maintain an efficient Learning Log.
  • Activate Purchase orders form brand orders in alignment to Replenishment Plans as well as optimized logistics services.
  • Maintain and update EGMS (KRA –Excise Goods
    Management System) in line with KRA guidelines and process to order stamps, declare usage per brand and to maintain accurate forecasts.
  • Process IDF in KRA online systems for all shipments to Kenya Domestic Market.
  • Inbound Materials Management through updating stock movement in Naviation in alignment to 3PL WMS.
  • Forecast and manage bond transfer through a structured monthly replenishment plan to the duty paid warehouses in alignment to demand plan volumes.
  • Provide data on stocks, forecasts, BO purchases and replenishment plans as required by the central PRSSA/EMEA Team.
  • Other administrative work as assigned – i.e. monthly stamp reconciliations, Inventory counts, marketing stores operations, cost analysis etc.

    Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business
  • Management or Statistics;
  • A Graduate Diploma (CIPS) or any other national higher diploma in Supply Chain or Logistics at entry level
  • Excellent IT skills and previous experience with an ERP system;
  • Sufficient knowledge of warehousing and distribution;
  • A strong business perspective;
  • A passion for working with customers, internally and externally;
  • A strong desire to develop trust and long-term relationships;
  • A strive for service improvements and be proactive and responsive to customer demands;
  • Must impact and convince others to work cross functionally and externally to get commitment to ideas, actions and deliver results.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 21st March 2019
  • Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement
  • For more information and job application details, see; Demand and Supply Planner Jobs in Nairobi

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